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Jonathan Guyer I July 15, 2016Jonathan offers an crash course on Arab comic art in his review of the book Muqtatafat: A Comics Anthology Featuring Artists from the Middle East Region, by A. David Lewis, Anna Mudd, and Paul Beran. In his essay, Jonathan discusses a new generation of comic artists in the Arab world and their innovative works, which appear online and in print. In explaining the ...Read more
Jonathan Guyer I June 7, 2016May 2, 2016 I am in a Masarati speeding toward the dinner party of an Iranian collector. A publicist invited me an hour ago. The motor hums, gently massaging my back, as the car cruises past strip malls and warehouses that could be on the outskirts of LA. At the destination, strings of white light bulbs dangle ...Read more
Suzy Hansen I July 21, 2016THE NEW YORK TIMES – Over the last five years, millions of Syrians, most of whom are Arabs, have flooded into Turkey. The newcomers seem foreign to most Turks, but the two peoples have memories of an ancestral divorce. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/magazine/erdogans-people.htmlRead more
Eve Fairbanks I July 18, 2016THE WASHINGTON POST, PostEverything – Past Fellow Eve Fairbanks writes about how creative works respond to our current fixations. Read moreRead more